Barnstable PD Announces New Patrol Officer Hirings

recruitsBARNSTABLE – The Barnstable Police department has announced the hiring of eight additional police officers.

The new officers were sworn into duty by Chief Paul McDonald last week. They recently completed a 24 week training program at the Plymouth Academy

The officers now begin a three month field-training process before they begin solo patrol duty.

You can read their bios below:

Patrol Officer Daniel Nugent is a United States Marine Corps veteran who served in Afghanistan. Officer Nugent is working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.
Officer Nugent resides in Centerville with his wife and three children.

Patrol Officer Michael Lima is a United States Army combat veteran who served in Iraq. Officer Lima has been an employee of the town since 2004. Officer Lima resides in Cotuit
and has one daughter.

Patrol Officer Anthony D’Angelo is a member of the United States Air National Guard. Officer D’Angelo received a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Bridgewater State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. Officer D’Angelo resides in Hyannis.

Patrol Officer David Heise is a United States Army combat veteran who served in Iraq and multiple tours in Afghanistan. Officer Heise is a member of the Army National Guard. Officer Heise resides in Hyannis with his wife and two children.

Patrol Officer Gustavo Eloy is a United States Marine Corps combat veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Officer Eloy is working towards an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Officer Eloy resides in West Barnstable and is married with 2 young children.

Patrol Officer Jacob White is a United States Air Force veteran who served in Iraq. Officer White received an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice from the Community College of the Air Force. Officer White resides in Marstons Mills with his wife.

Patrol Officer Matthew Melia is a fourth generation police officer. Officer Melia received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Bridgewater State University. Officer Melia resides in Centerville.

Patrol Officer Nicholas Atcheson is a former Barnstable Police Department intern and an Eagle Scout. Officer Atcheson received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Westfield State University. Officer Atcheson resides in Marstons Mills.

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